Whitney Houston Dead at 48

Whitney Houston Dead at 48

Yesterday afternoon famous singer Whitney Houston was pronouced dead in her hotel room, according to her publicist. Police say the cause of death has been determined unknown at this point. However, many are saying that R&B singer and Brandy's brother,  Ray J was with her during her final hours.

Whitney Houston started her musical journey at a very young age. Topping the  Billboard charts with No. 1 hits like "Saving All My Love for You," "How Will I Know," "The Greatest Love of All," "Where Do Broken Hearts Go," and "I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me).

Whitney impressed millions with her incredible voice. During the Super Bowl in 1991,  she belted a rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" that sent chills through peoples soul. It was no surprise when  she quickly became a household name, icon and Americans sweetheart.

Unfortunately, with some highs there are lows. Whitney suffered through a long battle with drug abuse and a rocky marriage to singer Bobby Brown. Bobby and Whitney had one child together, Bobbie Kristina.

Many are speculating what the cause of death may be but won't know until the corner's office examines her body. Fans and the music industry have been showing their respects.

Diana Ross Tweeted: I'm Being Honored Tomorrow @ Grammy's And it Just Don't feel Right- Diana

Aretha Franklin Tweeted: My heart goes out to Cissy, her daughter Bobbi Kris, her family and Bobby

 

My condolences goes out to the Houston family at this time right now.

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